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Friday, March 30, 2007

New 2008 U.S. News Tax Rankings

Us_news The new 2008 U.S. News Law School Tax Rankings are out and available on-line here.  U.S. News ranked the Top 25 this year (with ties); here are the Top 10:

  • 1. NYU (#1 last year)
  • 2. Florida (#2)
  • 3. Georgetown (#3)
  • 4. Northwestern (#4)
  • 5. Harvard (#5)
  • 6. Miami (#5)
  • 7. UCLA (#7)
  • 8. Boston University (#7)
  • 9. Texas (#15)
  • 10. San Diego (#9)
  • 10. Virginia (#11)
  • 10. Yale (#11)

The biggest upward moves are:

  • +6 Texas (#9)
  • +3 Loyola-L.A. (#16)

The biggest downward moves are:

  • -6 USC (#21)
  • -5 U. Washington (#18)
  • -4 Stanford (#13)
  • -2 Denver (#21)

Last year, U.S. News ranked the Top 21 schools.  Five schools that were unranked last year made this year's Top 25: Duke (#14), Penn (#18), Boston College (#21), Columbia (#21), and Florida State (#21).

One school that was in last year's Top 21 dropped out of the rankings this year:  Chicago (#17 last year)

The 12 schools with graduate tax programs included in the rankings are the same as last year:

  • 1. NYU (#1 last year)
  • 2. Florida (#2)
  • 3. Georgetown (#3)
  • 4. Northwestern (#4)
  • 5. Miami (#5)
  • 6. Boston University (#6)
  • 7. San Diego (#7)
  • 8. Loyola-L.A. (#10)
  • 9. SMU (#9)
  • 10. U. Washington (#8)
  • 11. Villanova (#10)
  • 12. Denver (#10)

Loyola-L.A. is the only graduate tax program to move up (+2) in the rankings; Denver (-2), University of Washington (-2), and Villanova (-1) all moved down.

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Comments

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I know Baruch College CUNY offers MST program. Please let me know if you know of any other college/university that offers MST program.

Thank you for your time

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